Jeff Rohrer and Doug Cosbie played together on the consistently mediocre Cowboys teams of the 1980s, Rohrer as linebacker, Cosbie as tight end. Like their teammates and the rest of the NFL, they subjected their bodies to massive punishment each week -- the type of punishment now linked to all sorts ... More >>
With the NFL lockout finally over, the Cowboys embark on an unprecedented training camp and an unpredictable 2011 season.
I grew up with Drew Pearson, covered Michael Irvin and have the highest hopes for Dez Bryant. But should the Cowboys' rookie receiver from Oklahoma State be allowed to wear the sacred No. 88? The Cowboys revere uniform numbers, but they don't retire them. Should they? You don't see No. 8 or ... More >>
In Texas, the old saying goes, there exist only two sports: Football. And spring football. God, after all, decreed Texas Stadium have a hole in its roof so he could look down upon his favorite team. Right? From the old wooden Fair Park Bowl through the Cotton Bowl, Texas Stadium and now the ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsJoe Greene, Troy Aikman, Michael Irvin and Roger Staubach -- but a handful of local football greats on the Woodrow stage this afternoon.As promised, there they were this afternoon, seated on leather chairs perched upon the Woodrow Wilson High School auditorium stage: Roge ... More >>
Photos by Sam MertenAn eclectic mix of folks packed the Bill and Margot Winspear Opera House last night as a jaw-dropping group of former Dallas Cowboys players reminisced during the taping of Glory Days, a television pilot scheduled to debut January 30 on KTVT-Channel 11 prior to finding a n ... More >>
Enjoyed lunch today rubbing elbows with Pro Football Hall of Famers and pretending to be all casual and comfortable at the well-to-do Fort Worth Club. Reason? Don't know if you've heard, but Super Bowl XLV is coming to North Texas. According to the countown clock I was given, in ... More >>
Just which local players have earned the right to be eternally identified with their uniform numbers?
Babe Laufenberg's back in the Cowboys' booth, so what does that mean for his TV gig? How 'bout some Cowboys-related issues to chew on while waiting around today for this total waste of time and another Rangers loss in Anaheim? As predicted, Babe Laufenberg will return to the Cowboys' radio booth thi ... More >>
Babe Laufenberg wants back in the Cowboys broadcast booth. Brad Sham wants him there. So there, Jer. You ever tried to stop a rumor from making the rounds because, well, it shouldn't have been a rumor in the first place? Only, by telling people the rumor wasn't true, you somehow gave it legs to mak ... More >>
The Rangers want this man on their team next year. So do half a dozen other MLB teams. So, bye-bye, Daisuke. It woulda been swell. Some random sports notes before Richie wakes up: The Newberg Report's Mike Hindman sends word this a.m. that "the Seibu Lions will hold a board of directors meeting on ... More >>
A return to glory: Jerry Jones has very, very special things in store for his Cowboys. I went to the Dallas Cowboys annual kick-off luncheon Thursday at the Hotel Intercontinental and treated my ears to a sound smorgasbord. There was rap music by Lil' John, "Lights Out" by UFO and even an invocatio ... More >>
We had our theories as to why Charlie Waters might have missed his radio broadcast as the Dallas Cowboys' on-air analyst, but it really was as simple as his contract gave him an out, so he took it. You would have too. If you turned on the TV Saturday night to see Drew Bledsoe, you instead got Tony ... More >>
A little Valley Ranch birdie chirped to me this morning that, in addition to former All-Pro safety Charlie Waters, the Dallas Cowboys will interview former deep snapper and SMU alum Dale Hellestrae to be their new radio analyst. With Babe Laufenberg's voluntary departure, the Cowboys need an enterta ... More >>
With the re-signing of legendary play-by-play voice Brad Sham and sideline reporter Kristi Scales, we all assumed the return of Dallas Cowboys' radio color commentator Babe Laufenberg was a slam dunk. We were wrong. Next season the Cowboys will have a new radio home on KTCK-AM (1310, The Ticket) and ... More >>
The NFL's most popular team hops in bed with a most peculiar teammate
Cowboys fanatic nearing final whistle
They play like it's 1950, so why shouldn't the Cowboys air on an oldies station?
Too bad Al Lipscomb never learned to do it like Judge Kendall and his wife
Former Dallas Cowboy Pat Toomay found it harder to write about the NFL than to play in it
In 1970, Pat Toomay was scared he'd get drafted by Vince Lombardi. Something worse happened -- he ended up playing for the Dallas Cowboys. Years later, he'd realize what damage that wrought.